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· February, 2011

Stories about Politics from February, 2011

28 February 2011

Iran: A Blogger Who Prayed to See Protesters Beaten

After widespread protests in Iran on February 14, Iranian cyber-activists flooded the internet with videos, photos and tweets from the demonstrations. Meanwhile, a different interpretation of events exists on the...

Peru: Ex-Minister Asked US Embassy to Help Contain Opponent's Presidential Campaign

On February 19th, Spanish newspaper El Pais released a cable stating that "Fernando Rospigliosi, former Minister of the Interior in the government of Alejandro Toledo, asked the assistance of the...

Macedonia: Musings on the Early Elections

The Macedonian public is furiously discussing the justification and timing of the upcoming early elections.

Bahrain: Protests Block National Assembly Building

Anti government protesters on Monday morning blocked the National Council building where both Parliament and the Shura (Consultative) Councils hold their weekly sessions. The reason for the protest in front...

Honduras: Taxi Drivers and Teachers Strike

France: New Right-Leaning Website Enters the Fray

Haiti: Preventable Suffering

Australia: ‘Tea Party’ Style Campaign Against Carbon Tax

If the Oz blogosphere is any indication, the next Australian Federal election will be a referendum on a proposed climate tax. And the issue has already become nasty and personal....

Cuba: Damas de Blanco Attacked

Trinidad & Tobago: The Death Penalty

Cuba: Watching from Within

Cuba: The Day Zapata Died

Turks & Caicos, Barbados: Disappearing Blog

Jamaica: Nothing for the Youth?

Singapore: Human rights record

Malaysia: Rally against ‘racist’ book

Oman: Protests Continue in Sohar

The waves of Arab revolt have reached the shores of Oman as hundreds of Omanis take to the streets in calls for reform and the end of corruption in different...

Ukraine: Choosing to Leave

With Ukraine hit hard by the economic crisis and most citizens disappointed with the overall economic and political situation, more and more discussions about emigration alternatives have been appearing online....

Central African Republic: Are citizens better off without elections

Africa: Let's Talk About African Governments

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